Fathers’ depressive symptoms in the postnatal period: Prevalence and correlates in a population-based Swedish study

@article{Massoudi2016FathersDS,
  title={Fathers’ depressive symptoms in the postnatal period: Prevalence and correlates in a population-based Swedish study},
  author={Pamela Massoudi and Carl Philip Hwang and Birgitta Wickberg},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Public Health},
  year={2016},
  volume={44},
  pages={688 - 694}
}
Aims: The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and correlates of depression in new fathers. Methods: A population-based sample of 885 Swedish fathers and their partners completed a questionnaire, including the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale at three months postpartum. Correlates of depressive symptoms were analysed with univariate and multiple variable regression models. Results: Symptoms of depression were found in 6.3% of the fathers and 12.0% of the mothers, and the… CONTINUE READING
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